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Sodexo Introduces Rewards System

November 28, 2012

By KELLY KULTYS ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR Sodexo Inc, the food service provider for Fordham University, recently released a QBOT app at the start of the 2012-2013 academic year. QBOT is “the first app of its type that allows consumers and businesses to directly connect in a social environment, allows students, staff a...

USG Hosts Bi-Annual Budget Day

November 28, 2012

By KELLY KULTYS ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR On Saturday, Nov. 17, the Budget Committee, which falls under the discretion of both the United Student Government (USG) and the Student Life Council (SLC), hosted its bi-annual Budget Day. The purpose of this day is to allocate funds from the Student Activities Fee to the clubs w...

LIFT Offers Volunteer Opportunities in the Bronx

November 28, 2012

By JEFFREY COLTIN The Bronx can be an uplifting place.  Sometimes those break-dancers on the D train are the perfect entertainment.  One can spend hours enjoying a cappuccino and a cannoli on the sidewalks of Arthur Avenue.  And nothing brightens a day like a walk in the Botanical Garden.  But li...

Orthodox Christian Fellowship Hosts Philokalia Lecture

November 28, 2012

Reverend John Anthony McGuckin Speaks to Students By EDDIE MIKUS STAFF WRITER The Orthodox Christian Fellowship hosted its annual Orthodoxy in America lecture on Nov. 14. The talk served as a general educational opportunity for all students, even those who do not adhere to one of the Orthodox Chri...

Hungry Students Sample Culinary Arts

November 28, 2012

By HANNAH O’DONNELL Though the Gabelli School of Business has a reputation for producing accountants, financiers, analysts and business consultants, a different part of the private sector is experiencing an influx of Fordham talent. “I love to cook,” Dan Kane-West, GSB ’13, said. “So as of now, my goal is to h...

While Most Go Out, Some Stay Behind … And Wait

November 28, 2012

By CONNOR RYAN It was right before midnight on a brisk Friday night. The crew had just gotten back to campus after a quick trip to the nearby 7-Eleven for chips and soda -- a convenient and fulfilling sustenance, they say . The three students on duty then simultaneously received a call, from a disp...

Peter Singer Leads Panel on Animal Rights, Christianity

November 28, 2012

Four Panelists Discuss Controversial Issues By KELLY KULTYS ASSISTANT NEWS EDITOR On Friday, Nov. 16, well-known modern-day philosopher Dr. Peter Singer headlined the panel of “Christians and Other Animals: Moving the Conversation Forward.” The event was co-sponsored by the department of t...

Benefit Concert Raises Over $3,200 for Sandy Victims

November 16, 2012

RHA, CAB and USG Host Concert; 14 Musical Acts Perform in the McGinley Center By CONNOR RYAN NEWS EDITOR Sound Out Sandy (SOS), Thursday night's benefit concert hosted by Fordham's Residence Halls Association (RHA), Campus Activities Board (CAB) and United Student Government (USG), raised just ...

CAB Discusses Spring Weekend Concert Process as Indie Genre Dominates Survey

November 14, 2012

By JOHN LEE STAFF WRITER The Spring Weekend Concert survey revealed a surprising number of choices for which students could vote, featuring primarily indie acts and no mainstream musicians. The lack of any prominent acts in the recently released list showed a shift in approach by the administration and the student activity committees, reflecting budg...

Prescribe Fordham! Provides Students With Birth Control Prescriptions and Health Education

November 7, 2012

By CHRISTIAN ANDREWS CONTRIBUTING WRITER What is birth control, and what is sexual contraception? These are two basic definitions that have eluded conversation at this University for quite some time and should further be explored. Luckily enough, I had the opportunity to learn more about this to...

Ignatian Week Honors the Jesuit Mission

November 7, 2012

By FRANCESA LEITE STAFF WRITER Fordham celebrated Ignatian Week from Wednesday, Oct. 17 to Wednesday, Oct. 24.  During this week, Mission and Ministry hosted several events and activities on all three campuses.  These events included mealtime discussions, special guest lectures, masses and a pilgrimage. The...

New York Television Festival Previews New Shows

November 7, 2012

By COURTNEY SMITH STAFF WRITER Calling all television lovers: The eighth annual New York Television Festival has arrived! While this particular festival may be newer and less well-known than most entertainment festivals, it is on its way to developing a reputation for itself in New York City. In 2005, the festival was launch...

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